Getting Ready for the Tour de France
How do the pros prepare for one of the hardest races in cycling? The 109th edition of the Tour de France is just around the corner and professional riders are putting the finishing touches on their year long journey to the pinnacle of cycling. What…
Jumbo-Visma on Tour Selection: ‘We have chosen riders who are the best at different terrains’
The Dutch team will hunt both the yellow and the ŠKODA Green Jersey.
What Is Bicycle Tyre Clearance?
If you’ve been road cycling for a while, you’ve probably noticed the trend toward wider tyres and rims. It took time for them to catch on but they’re in their full moment of glory and come fairly standard on any new road, all-road or gravel…
Not Sure What to Wear for Your Gravel Ride? Here Are Some Tips from Juliet Elliott!
One of the best things about riding gravel is that there aren’t really any rules. And whilst riding bikes off road is certainly nothing new, a lot of gravel’s appeal lies in the new sense of freedom it brings with it.
One-Day Wonders: The Best Riders to Wear the Yellow Jersey Just Once
The origins of the yellow jersey – the iconic Tour de France leader’s jersey – are often disputed. One rider from the 1913 Tour, Phillipe Thys, told Champions et Vedettes that Henri Desgrange, the father of Le Tour, asked him to wear a yellow jersey…
Intermittent Fasting for Cyclists – Effects on Performance
Are you considering intermittent fasting as a way to improve your cycling performance? It can be helpful for getting down to race weight. But can it actually make you ride faster or farther? Let’s take a look at what the research says.
Will Peter Sagan Race for the Tour de France Green Jersey?
This has been a terrible year for Peter Sagan, which was made even worse on Saturday when the seven-time winner of the Tour de France green jersey announced on Twitter that he had come down with Covid for the third time and was dropping out…
Geraint Thomas Wins Tour de Suisse: ‘Don’t think many were expecting that’
What a way to prove your worth ahead of the Tour.
Summer Cycling Goal Inspirations (that Aren’t Just About Speed or Milage)
Setting goals is the way to go when it comes to getting the most out of your summer days and realising your full potential. Having a concrete goal helps guide your actions and provides motivation when the spark starts to fade. That said, in cycling,…
Top 7 Islands for Your Summer Biking Retreat
The summer is here. Finally! As always, it’s time to plan our vacation, and while it’s OK to forget your sunglasses, bathing suit or kids at home, forgetting your bike is simply unforgivable. Thankfully, the Mediterranean is packed with bike-friendly islands with gorgeous beaches, so…
What Stories Does an MTB Guide’s Backpack Reveal?
A professional guide never thinks only of themselves. Whether it’s a brown bear attack, an open femur fracture, an unexpected storm on the mountain top or stitching a chin three days away from the nearest doctor, a mountain guide must be prepared to face any…
Is Strength Training Better for Sleep Than Aerobic Exercise?
Lifting weights and cycling are both great ways to improve health. Which one should you choose if you’re struggling to sleep well? Researchers from Iowa State University decided to investigate. This is what they found.